Get Organized. Get Focused. Get Moving. – How to Avoid Productivity Potholes, a guide for helping business professionals avert obstacles to organization and time management, is written by acclaimed productivity trainer to Fortune 500 companies, Cynthia Kyriazis. Ms. Kyriazis has been improving efficiency and productivity for corporate and small business clients with her Kansas City-based, Productivity Partners, Inc. since 1992.

cynthiaMs. Kyriazis recognizes that companies invest a great deal in technology and software tools to improve efficiency and output, but contends that the employees themselves are the greatest instruments (or obstacles) to productivity. She notes, “It’s not all about technology, processes and systems, though. They’re important, but they don’t stand alone. It’s about strategy, tactics and mostly a mindset that leads to the behavior for supporting any change you want to make.”

The book addresses overcoming the productivity potholes and distractions to efficient job performance with Ms. Kyriazis’s solutions-based, results-oriented expertise. Get Organized, Get Focused, Get Moving reveals the same proven strategies to navigating the 24/7 demands of energy and time Ms. Kyriazis shares with her nation-wide clients. A former Operations Director, Ms. Kyriazis borrows from her personal management experience to develop customized strategies to help employees change the habits that have hindered past performance and efficiency.

Ms. Kyriazis was recently named one of the “28 best online productivity experts” by best-selling author, columnist, and entrepreneur Hank Reardon in “Time Management 2.0: 15 Secrets of a Self-Made Millionaire For Getting Things Done.” She has been featured on, on (Wall Street Journal), in the Kansas City Star and in The Philadelphia Inquirer and has guest-appeared on several television and radio shows.

In addition to coaching, training, speaking, and blogging, Ms. Kyriazis is a developer of productivity products and offers webinar/online training. She has formerly served as president of the Kansas City chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement (KC-ISPI) and as secretary to the National Association of Professional Organizers. She is a consultant to the American Coaching Association and holds certifications as a Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), Professional Values Analyst (CPVA), and Measurable Management Facilitator.